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Rhett Gainey and Evan Rix (Photos Doug Wells)
Cross Country - Sun, Sep. 4, 2016

The Grand View men's cross country competed in their first meet of the season at the Buxton Invitational hosted by Simpson College. 

Senior Rhett Gainey (Monroe, Iowa) paced the men to a second place team finish as he placed eighth overall with a time of 20:27 which is the third fastest 6k time in GV school history.  Junior Evan Rix (Runnels, Iowa) (14th) and senior Chris DeJoode (Des Moines, Iowa) (15th) were the next two finishers for Grand View, followed closely by freshman Joshua Morrow (Marshalltown, Iowa) (17th) and Alex Arechavaleta (Altoona, Iowa) (19th).  Morrow's time of 22:01 was the second fastest 6k time ever posted by a freshman.

The Vikings will be in action next Saturday, September 10th at the Les Duke Invitational hosted by Grinnell College.

M - Cross Country